Roeding's pink pummelo
Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from George C. Roeding's nursery, 05/1919.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November
Notes and observations:
Psorosis and exocortis removed by shoot tip grafting 1985. Medium to large pummelo; rind lemon yellow, smooth, medium-thick; very seedy; flesh light greenish-yellow with very slight pink tinge; flavor fair.
Lost number, presumably a shaddock- it is pink inside--H.J.W.
12/21/1987, EMN: Medium to large pummelo. Rind lemon yellow, smooth, medium thick. Very seedy; flesh light greenish yellow with very slight pink tinge. Flavor fair--tart now.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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